SOCHI, Russia - Spaniard Carlos Sainz escaped serious injury after crashing heavily in Russian Grand Prix practice on Saturday but was ruled out of qualifying for Sunday's race.
SOCHI, Russia - Mercedes' decision to limit their latest Formula One engine to works team drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg is due purely to technical and logistical reasons, according to motorsport director Toto Wolff.
SOCHI, Russia - McLaren had the vision but Mercedes have the smell of success, as far as Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is concerned.
SOCHI, Russia - Formula One fans endured more spills than thrills at the Russian Grand Prix on Friday after a cleaning truck leaked diesel across the circuit before first practice and rain washed out the afternoon session.
SOCHI, Russia - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone played down fears on Friday that former champions Red Bull could walk away from the sport by saying he was confident their engine supply problems were 'sorted'.
SOCHI, Russia - Jenson Button painted an upbeat vision of McLaren's future on Thursday and denied that a fear of leaving Formula One had been behind his decision to stay for another season.
SOCHI, Russia - Red Bull's Formula One drivers put concerns about their teams' future engine supply to one side on Thursday and said they remained fully focused on the season's remaining races.